Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Rochester, NY
Bikes: Trek 1200C, Specialized Rockhopper, Giant Yukon FX, Giant Acapulco
<does a little dance ...>
WHOOT!! another commuter!!
I'm <evil, evil, most evil GLARE> coming up on the 50 ...
But ha-ell that won't do anything to me (I hope)
But seriously - I am a total commuter - been car free for more than 8 or so years - and by choice (don't need one in the city).
My commutes though during drive time can be very busy - hence dangerous. I put my foot down on ice stuff in the winter for commuting - snow I'll do as long as there's not so much of it that the piles of it has taken up the "parking" lane of the road and reduced the driving are for cars - that sucks. While I could ride this - I choose to ride the bus for these bad days. My bus ride is only 12 or so minutes long, why should I hurt myself (or worse) when I have another reasonable option available.
That's just drivetime though. I get itchy and when I getout of work I go and toss on the bike clothes and head out for some miles - or, yes, go do some grocery shopping.